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Warning bells ringing for commercial building work as new commercial building consents drop to an almost 30 year low
20th May 22, 11:39am
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Warning bells ringing for commercial building work as new commercial building consents drop to an almost 30 year low
Migration tap slowly being turned on with net migration turning positive in March
12th May 22, 11:46am
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Migration tap slowly being turned on with net migration turning positive in March
Overseas owners selling their NZ properties at more than twice the rate at which they are buying them
4th May 22, 1:40pm
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Overseas owners selling their NZ properties at more than twice the rate at which they are buying them
Fewer expatriate New Zealanders are returning home but there are also fewer NZ citizens leaving long-term
12th Apr 22, 1:18pm
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Fewer expatriate New Zealanders are returning home but there are also fewer NZ citizens leaving long-term
Residential construction still booming with new dwelling consents up 25% in year to February
30th Mar 22, 12:09pm
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Residential construction still booming with new dwelling consents up 25% in year to February
As borders open and international travel resumes, will New Zealand’s sky-high aviation emissions take off again?
29th Mar 22, 3:57pm
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As borders open and international travel resumes, will New Zealand’s sky-high aviation emissions take off again?
A 106% rise in value of petroleum products compared with a year ago more than offset surging dairy export prices
21st Mar 22, 12:19pm
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A 106% rise in value of petroleum products compared with a year ago more than offset surging dairy export prices
More New Zealand citizens left the country long-term in December and January than arrived back from overseas
14th Mar 22, 1:41pm
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More New Zealand citizens left the country long-term in December and January than arrived back from overseas
Household median net worth increases but distribution remains steady: higher-wealth households still hold the lion's share of overall wealth and are growing it through property
3rd Mar 22, 1:42pm
by Toby Allen
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Household median net worth increases but distribution remains steady: higher-wealth households still hold the lion's share of overall wealth and are growing it through property
Building consent numbers suggest residential construction still buoyant but commercial construction is taking a hit
2nd Mar 22, 12:08pm
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Building consent numbers suggest residential construction still buoyant but commercial construction is taking a hit
More people continue leaving New Zealand long-term than are arriving long-term
15th Feb 22, 12:42pm
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More people continue leaving New Zealand long-term than are arriving long-term
Average household living costs up 5.2% in year to December 2021 quarter, with rising interest rates and petrol prices a couple of the culprits
10th Feb 22, 3:59pm
by Toby Allen
37
Average household living costs up 5.2% in year to December 2021 quarter, with rising interest rates and petrol prices a couple of the culprits
Foreign owners selling their NZ homes at about twice the rate they are buying them
7th Feb 22, 6:00am
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Foreign owners selling their NZ homes at about twice the rate they are buying them
New housing boom continues with nearly 49,000 new homes consented in 2021
4th Feb 22, 12:02pm
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New housing boom continues with nearly 49,000 new homes consented in 2021
Statistics NZ says unemployment at its lowest level since Household Labour Force Survey launched in 1986
2nd Feb 22, 11:44am
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Statistics NZ says unemployment at its lowest level since Household Labour Force Survey launched in 1986
Unprecedented high in income tax paid by individuals in October eclipsed in November, with low unemployment seeing more kiwis forking out for the tax man
29th Jan 22, 9:30am
by Toby Allen
8
Unprecedented high in income tax paid by individuals in October eclipsed in November, with low unemployment seeing more kiwis forking out for the tax man
Household net worth in September quarter up $479bn on a year ago, but movement becoming more modest in cooling property market
27th Jan 22, 7:49am
by Toby Allen
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Household net worth in September quarter up $479bn on a year ago, but movement becoming more modest in cooling property market
Migration flows back in positive territory but the numbers are tiny
21st Jan 22, 12:45pm
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Migration flows back in positive territory but the numbers are tiny
The cost of eating healthy rose much faster than the alternatives in 2021, as lockdowns pressed households to eat-at-home more
20th Jan 22, 11:46am
by Toby Allen
27
The cost of eating healthy rose much faster than the alternatives in 2021, as lockdowns pressed households to eat-at-home more
Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
15th Jan 22, 9:29am
by Toby Allen
51
Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
More people left NZ than arrived long term in the year to October
13th Dec 21, 1:41pm
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More people left NZ than arrived long term in the year to October
Construction activity declined by $307m in Auckland due to the Level 4 restrictions while activity appears to have increased in the rest of the country
6th Dec 21, 12:10pm
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Construction activity declined by $307m in Auckland due to the Level 4 restrictions while activity appears to have increased in the rest of the country
Over a fifty year sweep of our economic history we track the share employees win of all economic activity. It is similar to the world's largest economy
4th Dec 21, 3:27pm
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Over a fifty year sweep of our economic history we track the share employees win of all economic activity. It is similar to the world's largest economy
In its setting of monetary policy the Reserve Bank must target 'maximum sustainable employment.' So just what is this?
2nd Dec 21, 7:00am
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In its setting of monetary policy the Reserve Bank must target 'maximum sustainable employment.' So just what is this?
Almost 48,000 new homes consented in the year to October, nearly 20,000 of them in Auckland
1st Dec 21, 12:19pm
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Almost 48,000 new homes consented in the year to October, nearly 20,000 of them in Auckland